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Create A Virtual "Bubble" Around Your Bike With XFire Laser Bike Lane

Bike lanes ensure that traffic is kept from getting to close to cyclists. However, not every avenue, street and lane have them. That's where the XFire Laser Bike Lane comes in. Not only is it a tail light for your bike, it projects a virtual bike lane from your bike.

Turning Humans into Batteries: New Skin Patch Invention Could Power Up Wearable Technology

Soon it might be time to say ‘bye-bye’ to the batteries we use in technology that we wear, like with the smartwatch, or the fitness tracker, and someday maybe even the smartphone. Researchers from the National University of Singapore unveiled a new device that they invented at the 28th IEEE International Conference on Micro Mechanical Systems (2015), which was held last week in Estoril, Portugal. The device is the size of a postage-stamp and it’s a simple skin patch that utilizes static electricity from the body and converts it into actual electrical energy.

Origami Is The World’s First Power Folding Stroller. Fold Like A Mother

The Origami Stroller by 4moms is the envy of all moms fighting strollers. No more sweating while you tug and pull on straps or levers. No more pinching your fingers. No more folding your stroller to only have it unfold as you lift it up to put it into your car. Origami is the world’s first power folding stroller. And if that isn’t enough it self-charges, charges your cell phone, and tells you the air temperature.

Want A Table That Will Glow In The Dark? Make Your Own

There are some cool things out there for those who like to DIY and this table is right up there. I could see my dad (who was once a shop teacher) being all over this awesome Glow Table. With the right rotting wood, and a mix of clear casting resin and blue glow in the dark powder, you can wow your friends and family.

Reach Your Full Potential With These Top 5 Wrist Band Heart Rate Monitors

During exercise, especially cardiovascular exercise, your heart rate (HR) is a general indicator of your exercise intensity, and so a HR monitor is helpful when you're looking to get the most out of your workout. These 5 HR monitors eliminate the bulky chest strap that's incorporated with most devices, and they measure your HR through your wrist. So if you're interested in improving your workout results without the bulk, you may want to pick up one of these top 5  wrist bands.

Aftershokz Headphones Transmit Sound Through Your Cheekbones

Yes, you read that right. The Aftershokz Bluez 2 headphone system does not actually go in, or around, your ears, the buds instead lay right in front of your ear canals and transmit sound through your cheekbones, completely bypassing your ear drums, and delivering sound directly into your inner ear.

Snow Crawler Snowmobile Concept: Not Your Grandfather's Skidoo

The Snow Crawler snowmobile concept from Polish designer Michal Bonikowski not only traverses wintry environments, it protects them as well thanks to an all-electric, environmentally friendly powertrain.

The Levin Solstar Is A Rain Resistant Solar Panel Charger

If you plan on spending a day, or a vacation, outdoors and don't want to disconnect entirely with technology, you'll need something to keep your devices charged. It's always a good move to go with a solar panel charger, but it's a better move to go with a rain resistant solar panel charger like the Levin Solstar.

Calling All Inventors! Help Solve A Global Food System Challenge

The world's food supply and distribution methods are being challenged by a growing population, climate change, over-cropped soil, chemical contaminants and other environmental factors. The challenges are many and so are the possible efficient solutions, and you are being invited to develop a solution based on one of nature's ways of solving them. Sponsored by the Biomimicry Institute and the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, The Biomimicry Global Design Challenge (BGDC) awaits your solution with a $100,000 "Ray of Hope" prize for the winner and access to the tools you need to get your design manufactured and ready to go to work!

GizmoSphere Gizmo 2 SBC Pairs PC-Class Power With Raspberry Pi's Size

Great things have been done with the Raspberry Pi's meager specs. For DIY'ers who just need more, though, the Gizmo 2 single-board computer squeezes an AMD dual-core processor and Radeon graphics into similar dimensions, while keeping the prerequisite array of hobbyist interfaces besides somehow adding many new ones.

Unique 550 USB Goat Is One Baaad Flash Drive That Won't Leave You Feeling Sheepish

Portable memory storage issues getting your goat? Better get the Unique 550 goat-shaped flash drive from SP! Designed in honor of 2015, the Year of the Goat (Ram, Sheep, whatever) on the Chinese horoscope, the Unique 550 is sure to store your data in the woolliest way.

2015 Vauxhall Corsa's Optional Camouflage Net Tones Down Bright Bodies

You'll wonder where the yellow (and red, orange or green) went thanks to an optional camouflage net car cover designed for the new 2015 Vauxhall Corsa. The British carmaker describes the net as an “essential accessory” that could save owners of brightly-colored Vauxhalls from being accused of “ruining” tourist snapshots of national historic sites.

Siretoco Baby Panda Donuts Could Be The Cutest Donuts EVAR!

Now you can face your inner panda and eat it too, thanks to Siretoco Donuts and their sweet Panda-tastic variation on Toad In The Hole. Not only are the donuts delicious, they provide full value for your dollar since you're not paying for empty space.

Solo Stove Makes A Great Backpacking Stove

On your next camping or hiking adventure, a backpacking stove is always a great thing to pack (if you don't already), and the Solo Stove is a great option. It's lightweight, fast, efficient and it's eco friendly--it may be the best backpacking stove around.

Vegan Leather: Innovative Cruelty-Free Lifestyle Option

Vegan leather provides an option to those whose lifestyle and beliefs prohibit the use of animal products. Read on to learn more about this amazing fashion innovation.

Want A Cute And Cozy Wedding Chapel? Rent An Inflatable One

The range of inflatable things you can buy or rent is getting pretty amazing and going way beyond bouncy houses for kids' parties. You can rent a large tent for parties -- which is a little boring. You can also rent a pub for an awesome party. For couples planning a wedding both of those things may come in handy for a reception. For an awesome place to hold a small romantic wedding they can actually rent an inflatable church.

Save Your Back When You Use The Tennis Picker

Tennis players, do you think you can count the number of times you have to bend over to pick up a ball during a match? What if you could save your back all of that strain and eliminate the bending? Eliminating all that strain is just what Kim Seunghyun and Yu Yunjo want to do with their concept, the Tennis Picker.

Aiptek ProjectorPad P70: Android Tablet With Built-In Projector

If you want to beam your smartphone or tablet's screen onto a wall, whether for a work presentation or to watch YouTube videos, pico projectors are easy to find. However, what about smart slates with projectors built in? Aiptek's P70 is the first I've seen, and this 7” Android tablet looks a handy device indeed, albeit with some real drawbacks you should be mindful of.

Panasonic Magic Mirror Offers Tough Love About Your Look

Taking criticism on your appearance is never easy, but getting it from someone you care about can be excruciating. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get the same honest viewpoint from a cold, unfeeling machine? The Panasonic Magic Mirror can do just that.

Workout Anywhere With Monkii Bars

When your schedule is busy or you're on vacation or a business trip, it's easy to neglect your workout schedule. You don't have time or access to a gym. Monkii Bars eliminates these excuses. With them, you can get in a quick, intense workout anywhere.